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Microdictyon

Taxonomy
Microdictyon was named by Bengston et al. (1981) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-l Cm lMid Sepkoski's reference number: 552,885,1006].

It was assigned to Lobopoda by Sepkoski (2002); to Eoconchariidae by Skovsted (2006); to Lobopodia by Bambach et al. (2007); and to Onychophora by Smith and Ortega-Hernández (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Microdictyon Bengston et al.
2002Microdictyon Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Microdictyon Skovsted p. 1095
2007Microdictyon Bambach et al. p. S78
2014Microdictyon Smith and Ortega-Hernández

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
RankNameAuthor
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumOnychophoraGrube 1853
genusMicrodictyonBengston et al. 1981

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available